Supreme Court had set up a high-level committee of technical experts to examine the working conditions at the Alang shipbreaking yard, Asia's biggest shipbreaking yard. The committee, headed by

The proposed Rs 13,000-crore Khab Dam in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh, which would have been the highest in India at 275 metres, has been shot down by the defence ministry because it is "too

Clarification dispute puts brake on Hero Honda project

Farmers await compensation

Tax on recycled plastic

Taej Mundkur, an expert on migratory birds, tells Padmaparna Ghosh that bird flu spreads through respiratory route , and not just the faecal route. Mundkur is on the scientific committee of bird flu of the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO

India s sawmill regulation

Employment guarantee scheme brought to an abrupt halt

Rome meet says poultry and unregulated trade cause spread of avian flu

Ad hoc body to organise afforestation funds